simile

[ sim-uh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF simile

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SIMILE

The simile of an Indian fight returned to Dick with increased force.

There is no other simile that will express his state of mind.

I feel the rage of simile upon me; I can't talk to you in any other way.

He laughed at this simile, and continued: 'I shall be all new again.

Blanche, who was extremely dainty as to what she touched, quite appreciated this simile.

Sallie does not mind an extra word or two to strengthen a simile.

In rhetoric, a direct and formal comparison is called a simile.

Clare could not help smiling at the simile, and bent down her head.

"Your simile is not a good one, Mr. Pett," retorted Brereton.

If he had alluded to him as an incendiary bomb, there would have been more sense in his simile.

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